This price range is only accessible to about 1% of the population. If the price of an EV car remains exorbitant and unaffordable for most. At this rate, the goal of seeing everyone driving EVs by 2035 will never materialise.
One of Thailand’s most iconic islands is that of Koh Samui. As the largest and most developed island in the Gulf of Thailand, it is known for its upscale spas, yoga retreats and unparalleled beaches. However, upon arriving, many visitors say they are unenviably shocked by the amount of rubbish that has gone rogue throughout the island’s shores and roads. And, on second thought, this picture-perfect island may not be the tropical paradise that they had envisioned.
In taking stock of the GMS cooperation, Thailand’s prime minister presented Thailand’s 3C initiatives (Connectivity, Competitiveness, Community) to ensure that the region is able to recover quickly from the negative impacts of the pandemic.
Thailand’s Yuam Water Diversion Project and China’s lower estimate for building it are inevitably intertwined in the proposed development of dams in the Salween River. The vested interests, economically and security-wise, of the governments of China, Myanmar and Thailand, are also involved.
The NESDC proposed the public and private sectors as well as civic organisations work together to speed up the development, focusing on each small category such as poverty eradication.
The deregulation of the energy market might not be enough. To ensure a quick departure from fossil fuels, the regulations, and energy market should also open up to other energy technologies that complement renewable energy, such as energy storage systems and peer-to-peer trading.
This appeared to be a compromise that allowed Thai plastics recyclers the opportunity to continue their businesses, while giving the country’s domestic collection infrastructure the time to supply the raw materials that would be lost by the import ban.
The board approved a series of promotion measures to encourage investments that will reduce impact on the environment, support sustainable development, and participate to the development of the BCG model (Bio, Circular and Green economy).
Thailand ranked top in Asean for heritage, but second in Asia behind India which came 6th in the global list.